Action Movie Anatomy hosts Ben Bateman and Andrew Ghai break down 2008’s Tropic Thunder! Follow the show at @AMAPodcast and the hosts @BenBatemanMedia & @AndrewGhai!
Tropic Thunder is a 2008 satirical action comedy film directed by Ben Stiller. Stiller, Jack Blackand Robert Downey Jr. star as a group of prima donna actors who are making a fictional Vietnam War film. When their frustrated director drops them in the middle of a jungle, they are forced to rely on their acting skills to survive the real action and danger. The screenplay by Justin Theroux, Stiller, and Etan Cohen was from a story by Stiller and Theroux. The film was produced by Stuart Cornfeld, Stiller and Eric McLeod for Red Hour Productions and DreamWorks Picturesas an international co-production between the United States, Germany, and the United Kingdom.